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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 00:38:25 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>
Subject: Re: gnome-keyring does not discard stored secrets
 in some cases

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On 01/10/2013 11:45 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> We've received a bug report that gnome-keyring client library does
> not instruct the daemon to discard secrets when using the 
> gnome_keyring_lock_all_sync function:
> 
> <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=697896> 
> <https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=690466>
> 
> The function is simply not implemented.
> 
> I had trouble finding a caller of this function, but the submitter 
> indicated that gnome-power-manager uses it in older versions:
> 
> <http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-power-manager/tree/src/gpm-control.c?h=gnome-2-32#n162>
>
>  I'm not sure if this needs a CVE, but it's probably worth fixing 
> anyway.
> 

What security violationoccurs/what trust boundary is crossed?

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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